September 27, 2017 1
Great news that Saudi women will be allowed to drive, right? Pity it's a distraction from the regime's war crimes and massive human rights violations.
September 26, 2017 13
The language of the era is strong and the tone uncompromised. To speak and, especially, to be heard in not only online forums but everyday exchange, we must increasingly trade in the coin of hyperbole.
May 2, 2017 15
Tony Abbott has not only weighed into the Yassmin Abdel-Magied "debate", he has also said the Sex Discrimination Commissioner is "anti-men". This is not a mistake -- Abbott wants to come across as crazy and confused as possible.
September 16, 2016 10
Malcolm Turnbull made progress this week, but his double dissolution misjudgement will continue to haunt him and poison public life.
June 18, 2015 8
Julia Gillard would be wise not to conflate political battles with gender warfare. Sexism is a fundamentally different beast in the top echelons of society.
May 28, 2015 10
The real fight is not about whether the GST should apply to feminine hygiene products. The real fight is about whether the GST should exist at all.
February 26, 2015 12
The government's reaction to the Forgotten Children report is pure vaudeville -- and Gillian Triggs is the villain.
November 11, 2014 14
Think Julien Blanc held some radical ideas about women? Australia's very own "pick-up artists" are not shy about sharing their own conquests -- and the rank misogyny that dwells beneath the surface.
October 3, 2014 2
Crikey readers talk Julia Gillard, same-sex marriage and burqas.
May 28, 2014 44
Elliot Rodger's Santa Barbara massacre was not the result of misogyny or violence in culture. It was the result of a rampant, uncontrollable narcissism -- and one that our culture breeds, as a matter of course, every day.
May 27, 2014 42
We love the narrative that blames a current cultural ill (loose morals, video games, a controversial book, misogyny) for random acts of inexplicable horror. But this narrative is completely wrong.
April 30, 2014 3
The federal government is telling everyone the newest budget is going to bring a lot of pain. It might not be as bad as you think -- and that's a smart strategy. Plus rape in the media and Tony's new toys ...
February 20, 2014 8
Stop declaring the violence in Manus Island is "not in your name" or due to Australians' antipathy, because it's really not you. It's the government and the power structures we have put in place.
January 8, 2014 4
Columnists give thanks for Cory Bernardi -- at least he can always be counted upon to say something offensive.
December 19, 2013 6
Just shut up with your stupid protests against lingerie football, poor old Snoop Dogg and the liberation of brown women from their oppressors. Your protests are worse than ineffective; they're actually making things worse. Stop.
October 10, 2013 12
It's a gong no one wants, the Ernie awards for sexist remarks have been dished out over an evening at NSW Parliament.
August 2, 2013 12
Our horror at rape jokes and protestations of acceptance come about because our culture simultaneously affirms tolerance and equality, while expressing its identity through war and domination.
June 28, 2013 57
The chattering feminists are out in force, conflating the ALP caucus with "men" and Julia Gillard with "women". They are not the same. May Gillard be remembered for more than her gender.
June 17, 2013 2
Richard Farmer gives the ABC a fail for its Sunday news sense. Plus other political views noted along the way.
June 14, 2013 3
Richard Farmer is not impressed by menu jokes and other misogyny. Plus other political views noted along the way.